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EXIDE VERNON BREAKING NEWS: Lead worries deepen near Exide lead smelter in Vernon

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LOS ANGELES TIMES Lead worries deepen near Exide plant in Vernon Discovery of potent neurotoxin in neighbors’ yards compounds fears of pollution from the Vernon battery recycler. Crystal Garcia, 26, is concerned about the safety of her children — Melonie, 4, left, and Jesse, 3 — since elevated levels of lead have been found in […]

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EXIDE VERNON TOWN HALL MEETING MEDIA ROUNDUP – Citing regulators as Cartel of Contamination, residents express anger, demand closing of Exide lead smelter during heated meeting; state legislators call for investigative audits of DTSC after release of Golden Wasteland report

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NBC LOS ANGELES Outrage Over Exide Battery Recycling Plant in Vernon By Beverly White, Sean Browning Oct 9, 2013 Nearby residents expressed their concerns at a meeting Tuesday night over a battery plant reopening after it was found to have spewed toxins. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Oct. 8, […]

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